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Alpine Classic Cycling Challenge 

27 - 28 January 2023

The Alpine Classic isn’t just a cycling event in Victoria’s majestic High Country, it’s an experience that will stay with you forever. It will challenge you to the edge of your ability and then instantly reward you with breathtaking views that will be etched into your mind forever.

The Alpine Classic has been run successfully since 1986, when half a dozen keen Audax cyclists rode from Bright to Falls Creek and back. After a little refreshment they felt the need for more, and set off to ride the additional 70km up Mt Buffalo and back. This 200 km route became the famed Audax Alpine Classic.

The Alpine Classic is now catering to around 2,000 riders, over 8 courses ranging from moderate to seriously challenging. As this is not a race, there are no road closures.

In addition to the range of rides which support “the Classic”, a free food and music festival is available for all finishers and non-cyclists at the start/finish in Howitt Park. The Bonjour Bright Festival has been French themed to celebrate the association of the Alpine Classic with Audax International, based in France.

Road impacts

Some local roads in the area will be affected by this event but there are no road closures. We ask that all road users travel safely and consider other road users when travelling these roads during these periods.

More event information click here